Sunday, September 30, 2007

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - "Along Came Betty"

This clip features several generations of Jazz Messengers who gathered in 1989 for a German television special celebrating Art Blakey's 70th birthday. Participating musicians seen here include Bryan Lynch (trumpet), Donald Harrison (alto sax), Geoff Keezer (piano), Buster Williams (bass), Javon Jackson (tenor sax), Frank Lacy (trombone), Wayne Shorter (tenor sax), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Terence Blanchard (trumpet), Jackie McLean (alto sax), Benny Golson (tenor sax), Walter Davis Jr. (piano), Curtis Fuller (trombone) and Roy Haynes (drums).

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Soft Machine - "Out-Bloody-Rageous"

Part 1

Part 2

Recorded 1970 at the Theatre de la Musique in Paris, featuring Mike Ratledge (keyboards), Robert Wyatt (drums, vocals), Hugh Hopper (bass), Elton Dean (alto sax, saxello), Lyne Dobson (soprano sax, flute).

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Tuesday, September 11, 2007